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XUnusual grooves from around the globe -- Afro Funk, Bollywood soundtracks, Turkish rock, gamelan, ethnographic/field recordings, sitar sounds, and more!

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VariousTogo Soul 70 – Selected Rare Togolese Recordings 1971 To 1981 ... CD
Hot Casa (France), 1970s/Early 80s. New Copy ... $11.99
A fantastic little collection – and one that's way different than the usual Afro Funk compilation! Instead, this is an album that takes the "soul" in its title seriously – and goes for unusual tunes from the Togo scene of the 70s – almost all of which feature incredible ... read more CD

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VariousTokyo Record Sanpo (Tokyo Record Walk) – Aoyama Rainy Night ... CD
Pony Canyon (Japan), Late 70s/1980s. New Copy ... $28.99
A more modern entry in this cool series of Japanese pop singles – one that focuses on a time when the scene was digging disco grooves, 80s electro, and other lively styles – all woven into a fresh sort of tapestry for the Japanese singers in the collection! As with the other volumes, ... read more CD

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VariousTokyo Record Sanpo (Tokyo Record Walk) – Koi No Yamanotesen (Love On The Yamanotesen) ... CD
Sony (Japan), Late 50s/Early 60s. New Copy ... $24.99
A very cool collection of vintage pop from Japan – material from a time when Tokyo was finally coming back into its own after the postwar years – and starting to become a source of incredibly groovy music! The tunes here are kind of like the playful pop that you'd hear coming from a ... read more CD

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VariousTokyo Record Sanpo (Tokyo Record Walk) – Weekend No Koen-dori (Koen-dori On The Weekend) ... CD
GT/Sony (Japan), 1970s/Early 80s. New Copy ... $28.99
Cool Japanese groovers from the 70s and early 80s – served up here in a range of great styles that run from string-laden pop to some of the more electronic modes that would come into play in later years! Apart from one track by the Yellow Magic Orchestra, all the other artists here are ... read more CD

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VariousVenezuela 70 – Cosmic Visions Of A Latin American Earth – Venezuelan Experimental Rock In The 1970s ... CD
Soul Jazz (UK), 1970s. New Copy ... $11.99
A completely amazing collection of sounds from the 70s scene in Venezuela – a really un-tapped legacy of fantastically creative music – most of it pretty darn groovy, too! Despite the "rock" in the title, the music here is more in a mix of funky jazz and other creative ... (Latin, Global Grooves) read more CD

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VariousWelcome To Zamrock – How Zambia's Liberation Led To A Rock Revolution 1972 to 1977 (CD & book) ... CD
Now Again, Mid 70s. New Copy ... $21.99 24.98
Fantastic sounds for fans of funk and rock alike – music from the freaky, fuzzy 70s scene in Zambia – a place where styles effortlessly criss-crossed to really produce something new and unique! The work here is often heavy on fuzz guitars, but also has some wickedly soulful basslines ... read more CD
(Comes with a very cool hardcover book!)

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✨✧ VariousWelcome To Zamrock 2 – How Zambia's Liberation Led To A Rock Revolution 1972 to 1977 (CD & book) ... CD
Now Again, Mid 70s. New Copy ... $21.99 24.98
Fantastic sounds for fans of funk and rock alike – music from the freaky, fuzzy 70s scene in Zambia – a place where styles effortlessly criss-crossed to really produce something new and unique! The work here is often heavy on fuzz guitars, but also has some wickedly soulful basslines ... read more CD
(Comes with a very cool hardcover book – which includes some variations on the conents from Volume 1.)
Also available Welcome To Zamrock 2 – How Zambia's Liberation Led To A Rock Revolution 1972 to 1977 (with booklet & download) ... LP 22.99

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VariousZaire 74 – The African Artists ... CD
Wrasse, 1974. New Copy 2CD ... Just Sold Out!
Amazing music from an amazing moment – the legendary Zaire 74 concerts that took place before the Rumble In The Jungle fight between Muhammad Ali and George Frazier! The moment was one of great pride and power – and although the concert performances have become the stuff of legend over ... read more CD

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VariousZanzibara 3 – Ujamaa Le Son Des Annees 60 En Tanzanie ... CD
Buda (France), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy ... $11.99 15.99
Zanzibar dance grooves from the nation-building Ujamaa years of the late 60s – all done in a style that's somewhat different and a bit more laidback than work from neighboring scenes at the time! Most of the numbers here build up a base with percussion, bass, and a handful of guitars – ... read more CD

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VariousZanzibara 6 – Mtendeni Maulid Ensemble ... CD
Buda (France), 2011. New Copy ... $11.99 15.99
A timeless blend of traditions – music with Sufi religious origins, performed by a contemporary Zanzibar group who are part of the small living legacy of the style! There's a really slow-building and hypnotic feel to the long tracks in the set – a mix of ensemble vocal performances and ... read more CD

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VariousZanzibara 7 – Sikinde Vs Ndekule – Mlimani Park Orchestra & International Orchestra Safari Sound ... CD
Buda (France), Mid 80s. New Copy ... $11.99 15.99
A Tanzanian battle of the bands – on this sweet little set that features two of the biggest dance orchestras of the 80s! The ensembles in Tanzania at the time were far more than just musical acts – as most were funded by larger organizations, and had either a political or economic ... read more CD

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VariousZanzibara 9 – Mbaraka Mwinshehe & Orchestra Super Volcano 1972 to 1974 – A Fresh Breeze From Tanzania ... CD
Buda (France), Early 70s. New Copy ... $11.99 15.99
One of the best volumes in the Zanzibara series so far – a CD that brings together important work from Mbaraka Mwinshehe and his Orchestra Super Volcano – one of the most popular East African acts of their time, thanks to an inventive blend of guitar, rhythms, and horns! The music here ... read more CD
 
 



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